Riverwood’s Mission

Our Mission at Riverwood is to improve health by providing high quality, compassionate and personalized care. Riverwood hospital serves Aitkin County and surrounding communities in north central Minnesota, with full service primary care clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor. At Riverwood Healthcare, you can expect top quality medical care delivered by a team of caring healthcare professionals.

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About our Facility

Riverwood Healthcare Center ranks among the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in the USA, for both 2017 and 2018. As a trusted leader for the communities it serves, Riverwood is proud to deliver high quality medicine from a team of caring and highly skilled healthcare professionals.

We offer healthcare services for every stage of life, from birth to end of life, including:

Aitkin Community Hospital, d.b.a. Riverwood Healthcare Center, opened its doors in 1955, thanks to many local residents coming together  to invest in better health for all. Our founders’ passion for caring for the health of our people and our community continues strong today.

Your health is our top priority. Together, we will make your patient experience the best it can be.

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  • 25-Bed Critical Access Hospital
  • Top Quality Medical Care in the Region
  • Wide Range of Specialty Care
  • Extensive List of Healthcare Providers
  • Level III Trauma Center
  • Comprehensive Advanced Life Support Hospital
  • Level I Heart Attack Program
  • Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™
The Latest News

Are you or someone you know suffering from heartburn or reflux disease? If so, there’s good news about the treatment options available locally. Learn more at a “Solutions for Reflux and Heartburn” program on Tues., Nov. 13, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hill City School, Community Room, 500 Ione Ave. Dr. Tim LeMieur, reflux specialist […]

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As part of its clinic expansion project in Aitkin, Riverwood Healthcare Center will open a new addition for therapy services on Mon., Oct. 22. The current rehabilitation department will close on Fri., Oct. 19, for the move to the front of Riverwood’s Aitkin facility with a new entrance to the right of the main hospital […]

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Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting “Cheers to Healthy Rears” on Tues., Oct 2, at the Beanery in Aitkin. Learn about colon cancer prevention and screening with a unique blend of education and entertainment. The 5:00 program is FULL, still space in 6:30 one.  RSVP required. Two Riverwood providers, Dr. Joselito Burgos and Nurse Practitioner Jen […]

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